Who is Laura Kenny? Sports Personality of the Year 2016 shortlist

The British cycling gold medallist is up against husband Jason in the viewer vote. Who will triumph?


Sports Personality of the Year 2016 nominees: Laura Kenny


Age: 24

Twitter: @LauraKenny31

2016 highlight: Winning two cycling gold medals in Rio 2016, the Team Pursuit and the Omnium. The result makes her Great Britain’s most successful female Olympian.

Oh, and she also got married, to fellow GB cyclist Jason Kenny.


What the commentator said: “It is a special special Olympic moment for Great Britain, Laura Trott is the most successful female Olympian of all time, a record fourth gold medal!”

Watch Laura Kenny’s Rio 2016 win again